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P-47D 42-26261 coded UN-I(bar) of 63rd fighter squadron. Initially assigned to Lt. Caldarone and subsequently reassigned to Lt. Trumble. Carried the presentation marking of "Sovereign Senators Tolerance" on left fuselage only, forward of national insignia.

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Ground personnel of the 56th Fighter Group work on the engine of a P-47 Thunderbolt (UN-I, serial number 42-26261) nicknamed "Sovereign Senators Tolerance".

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Units

  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Group
    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

  • 63rd Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-26261 Sovereign Senators Tolerance

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Initially assigned to Lt. Caldarone and subsequently reassigned to Lt. Trumble. Carried the presentation marking of "Sovereign Senators Tolerance" on left fuselage only, forward of national insignia.

Locations

  • Boxted

    Military site : airfield
    Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...

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Date Contributor Update
23 March 2020 16:41:02 Emily Changes to media type and collection
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IWM FRE 6537

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2020 14:52:33 Pyker Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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